O livro nos proporciona uma excelente coletânea de frases e declarações do artista que compõem um verdadeiro repertório aforístico de um dos maiores criadores do século XX. I try to think about life.” -- Jean … I try to think about life.” -- Jean-Michel Basquiat, “I am not a black artist, I am an artist.” -- Jean-Michel Basquiat, “I cross out words so you will see them more” -- Jean-Michel Basquiat, “I had some money, I made the best paintings ever. I was completely reclusive, worked a lot, took a lot of drugs. Check out these books on Jean-Michel Basquiat: “Jean-Michel Basquiat Book“, “Basquiat: Basic Art Series“, and “Basquiat: The Movie“. I have done only two portraits: one of the artist Francesco Clemente and another of Andy Warhol. I played a guitar with a file, and a synthesizer. In Europe, people are saying you're gonna die from drugs. BASQUIAT When I was poor, everybody doubted I could make it. Basquiat: How long does it take to get famous? I realized that I didn't see many paintings with black people in them.” -- Jean-Michel Basquiat, “If I'm away from painting for a week, I get bored.” -- Jean-Michel Basquiat, “I start a picture and I finish it.” -- Jean-Michel Basquiat, “There are about 30 words around you all the time, like 'thread' or 'exit. I really like the untethered, free-spirited, and dangerous elements of Basquiat's character. In his paintings, notebooks, and interviews, he showed himself to be a powerful and creative writer and speaker as well as image-maker. . I talk to you when I'm not talking to you. Unable to add item to List. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Rene Ricard: When I speak nobody believes me, but when I write it down everybody knows it to be true. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is. We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly. I like kids' work more than work by real artists any day. There was nobody I could trust. I realized that I didn't see many paintings with black people in them. I'd never win painting contests. 26 Oct. 2020. I left home when I was fifteen. This artist is special to me as a delicate yet tough young man who understood the quiet secrets of life. I remember losing to a guy who did a perfect Spiderman.”, “I don't think about art when I'm working. I have a painting where somebody's holding a chicken, and underneath the chicken is somebody's head. The film's use of dreamlike imagery and rhythmic pace tells the story from the perspective of Jean-Michel's eyes as he manages to "float" through relationships and gallery showings, until his impending death in 1988 from a heroin overdose. Keith Haring Journals: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition). Annina Nosei: This is the true voice of the gutter. Jean paints out part of Andy's logo. He says, "I feel you, even when I'm not feeling you. Rene: Oh my God, you sound famous already! I was a really lousy artist as a kid. Reviewed in the United States on June 6, 2019. Basquiat’s sentences in this book are so delicate and not wasted. For a while, I was drawing on good paper, but now I've gone back to the bad stuff.